Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary

Author: Randy Scruggs; Author: John Thompson
Tune: SANCTUARY (Scruggs and Thompson)
Opening Hymns
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: Recording

Representative Text

Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary,
pure and holy, tried and true;
with thanksgiving, I’ll be a living
sanctuary for you.

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #523

Author: Randy Scruggs

Randy Lynn Scruggs (born August 3, 1953 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a music producer, songwriter and guitarist. He had his first recording at the age of 13. He has won a Grammy Award and was twice named "Musician of the Year" at the Country Music Association Awards. He is the middle son of Earl Scruggs. As a songwriter, Scruggs's credits include "We Danced Anyway", "Love Don't Care (Whose Heart It Breaks)", "Love Has No Right", "Don't Make It Easy for Me", "Chance of Lovin' You", and "Angel in Disguise". Scruggs has worked with many artists, including Michael Card, The Talbot Brothers, Waylon Jennings, George Strait and Emmylou Harris. His career dates back to the 1970 with the release of All the Way Home, a collaboration with his old… Go to person page >

Author: John Thompson

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

African American Heritage Hymnal #462

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #588

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #701

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #555

Hymns of Promise #135


Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #523

More Voices #18

Renew! Songs and Hymns for Blended Worship #185

Santo, Santo, Santo #265

Sing the Faith #2164

The Celebration Hymnal #655

The Faith We Sing #2164

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #203

Total Praise #465

Worship and Rejoice #482

Zion still Sings #165

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